As pollinators and insect consumers, bats generate $3 billion each year in economic value. However, the population of a key species has declined by nearly half since 2005—due, in large part, to human disturbance. A new federal strategy will help facilitate conservation of these bats while...
Every two years, the Federal Highway Administration confers prestigious awards on transportation professionals in the public and private sectors who work hard to make U.S. roads safe and efficient for all drivers. Nomination deadlines are approaching for two of these three awards programs.
Volpe developed a national model for evaluating fuel transport patterns, costs, and impacts to respond to military and commercial aviation sectors' need for reliable fuel supplies that can be distributed throughout supply chains in the continental United States and elsewhere.
Volpe supports the Federal Railroad Administration’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) multi-state planning and environmental efforts, known as NEC FUTURE.
Governor Patrick helps celebrate MassDOT and Volpe’s efforts to develop the first-ever carbon-neutral airport.
Volpe helps transportation agencies introduce environmental considerations early in planning.
This report presents data on comparative rail energy efficiency, emerging energy efficient technologies, and alternative fuels.
In “Setting the Bar for Excellence,” an article in the January/February 2014 issue of FHWA's Public Roads magazine, Volpe community planner Rachel Strauss discusses innovative approaches that are used to incorporate environmental stewardship into transportation projects.
Duplication of efforts is costly, whether it happens within a single organization or across national boundaries. Since 1998, Volpe and a Dutch research organization have exchanged transportation research information and experience under a mutually beneficial agreement.